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OHIO STATE EARNS HIGH MARKS IN TWO NATIONAL SURVEYS
Ohio State has been recognized as one of the nation’s top public universities
in two recently released national surveys. OSU is again ranked 19th among the
nation’s top 50 public universities, according to the U.S. News & World
Report’s 2008 edition of America’s Best Colleges released Friday
(8/17). And Ohio State is rated 10th among national public institutions in
the Washington Monthly College Guide, released Thursday (8/16). The third annual
Washington Monthly College Guide, which measures what colleges are doing to
benefit the country, rates Ohio State 12th in the nation and 10th among public
TWO YEARS AFTER KATRINA: HAVE WE MADE PROGRESS?
Listen as OSU faculty discuss their research and rebuilding efforts along
the Gulf Coast. A panel discussion will take place from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday
(8/29) in 190 Knowlton Hall. The event is co-sponsored by the City and Regional
Planning program and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.
Light refreshments will be served. Faculty wishing to present their research
should contact Angela Beer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 247-7244.
REDMAN TO DISCUSS CAMPUS RECYCLING EFFORTS AUG. 27
Tina Redman, sustainability coordinator with Facilities and Development, will be speaking about the recycling programs that she has coordinated on campus and what we can do to recycle, during a Lunch and Learn program from noon-1 p.m. Monday (8/27) in Lincoln Tower, fifth floor. Contact: email@example.com
ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE CONFERENCE AUG. 27
A one-day conference, Antimicrobial Resistance: Interface in Human and Animal
Health, is planned for Monday (8/27) in the Wexner Auditorium at the Veterinary
Medicine Academic Building. The $50 fee is waived for OSU faculty, staff and
students but registration is required and encouraged before Monday (8/20).
The conference is organized by the colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Medicine. Read
DIGITAL UNION OFFERS SERIES OF TECHNOLOGY TUTORIALS
The Digital Union is inviting OSU students, faculty and staff to take part in Tech Two-A-Days, a series of hands-on technology tutorials featuring 15 workshops in eight days, from Friday (9/7)-Tuesday (9/18). Learn the newest tech tools for teaching, learning, and research at workshops on laptop security, blogs, wikis, web design, copyright, Carmen tools and more. Workshops are free but registration is required. Get details and register online
REGISTER NOW FOR FESTIVAL OF CARTOON ART
Registrations are currently being accepted for the ninth triennial Festival
of Cartoon Art, to be held Friday (10/26)-Saturday (10/27) at the Columbus
Renaissance Hotel. The event is organized by the OSU Cartoon Research Library.
This year marks the centennial of the birth of master storyteller Milton Caniff,
whose papers and art formed the founding collection of the Cartoon Research
Library. Registration is $150 ($25 for students and seniors 65 and over). and
includes admission to all presentations, the exhibit catalogue for Milton Caniff:
American Master and School of Caniff, and more. Read
ENROLL BY AUG. 31 FOR AUTUMN CREDIT CLASSES THROUGH CED
Friday (8/31) is the last day that students and OSU employees can use the online Superform to apply for autumn 2007 Continuing Education domestic undergraduate admissions. Domestic admission is for U.S. residents, asylees, refugees, and permanent residents in possession of a green card for at least one year. Apply online. International students, Ohio State employees with visas, or permanent residents in possession of a green card for less than one year must use the international CEd application. After Friday (8/31), call CEd at 292-8860 for admission that will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 292-8860
ATHLETICS GOOD STUFF SERVES UP LATEST OSU SPORTS NEWS
Did you know that the women’s tennis squad earned Intercollegiate Tennis
Association All-Academic Team distinction? Also, several OSU athletes earned
medals recently at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read
about these accomplishments and more in the latest Ohio
State Athletics Good Stuff, published by OSU Athletics.
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or read online at ohiostatebuckeyes.com each
RESEARCH ON RESEARCH SHOWCASE FEATURES SUMMER PROJECTS
Technology Enhanced Learning and Research will host the fourth annual Research
on Research Faculty-Student Showcase from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday (8/21) in the Digital
Union, located on the third floor of the Science and Engineering Library. The
event is open to the public and features electronic poster sessions demonstrating
the multimedia research ePortfolios created by faculty/student ePartnership
teams funded by TELR's 2007 Research on Research grants program. The teams
completed the work over the summer in the Digital Union. Read
ONLINE WORKSHOPS ADDRESS STRESS, RELATIONSHIPS AND MEN’S HEALTH
Faculty and staff seeking assistance in stress management, relationship skills and men’s health can now view workshops online. The three workshops, facilitated by counselors and staff from the University Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, run less than an hour each and count for points toward the 2007 Faculty and Staff Incentive Program. For further assistance in these and other areas, contact UFSAP at 292-4472 or (800) 678-6265 or visit www.osumhcs.com/UFSAP/.
RECREATIONAL SPORTS OFFERS FREE WEEK
Faculty and staff with a valid university ID are invited to use the recreational facilities for free from today (8/20)-Sunday (8/26). This is the perfect opportunity to go for a swim in the RPAC Aquatic Center and enjoy family hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Register at the RPAC Welcome Center or Adventure Recreation Center. For more information, call 292-7671 or visit www.recsports.osu.edu
CAMPUS AREA BLOOD DRIVES SCHEDULED
Blood drives have been scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for the following dates and locations: today (8/20), 17th and College Road; Tuesday (8/21), College of Engineering; Wednesday (8/22), College of Medicine; and Tuesday (8/28) Wexner Center. Donors will receive an $8 discount coupon to Cedar Point and will also be entered into a drawing for a six-month car lease. Schedule an appointment online (sponsor code: buckeyes) or call (800) GIVE-LIFE.